Thursday, May 10, 2012
MacKay has to apologize over photo of Russell Williams
The defence minister Peter MacKay had to quickly offer an apology after a Department of National Defence booklet was issued containing a photo of former commander Russell Williams now a convicted murderer.
Mackay said that he "immediately ordered the military to destroy all copies of the collected booklets" There are no details as to what booklet was involved or how many copies were printed or distributed.
Russell Williams was a prominent and decorated commander head of the Canadian Forces Base at Trenton Ontario He is serving two life terms for the rape and murder of two women, one a member of the armed forces. Williams pleaded guilty to 88 charges. For more see this article.